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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the worlds most serious diseases But were more than one of the worlds leading pharmaceutical companies At AstraZeneca, were proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity

High-Level Function and Role Overview

Master Data Management is foundational to enable Digital solutions going forward as well as support decision making within the company Business processes as well as IT processes need to be in place and followed to ensure the data and the systems are capable of reacting quickly to reflect the constantly changing supply chains as well as the increased digitalization across Operations Data Governance and Data Management is quickly becoming a critical area within the business and an exciting place to work

Data in our systems and applications are the backbone of AstraZeneca and it should be governed and trusted as the company asset it is

This is a global role that operates across Operations
The role will act as a SAP MDG Business Analyst and will be expected to understand the information flows between SAP MDG and the consumer systems
The role is expected to work in close collaborate with Business Process Owners (BPOs), Ops IT Business Analysts (BAs) and Ops It Data Architect
The role holder must have or develop detailed understanding of Master Data Management and have a level of technical capability as well as understanding of Business processes supported by SAP MDG
The role is expected to be an SME in projects involving Master Data

Key Accountabilities

Very good understanding of the business processes supported by SAP MDG end SAP ECCs recognizing where the data moves through the organization/system and its interactions with other processes and functions
Complete understanding of the IT infrastructure where data flows in the allocated process on a global level and good understanding of challenges on a local level where the data may impact on a global level
Networking within Ops IT as well as within Operations to grow and maintain an understanding of the different functions taking part in Data Creation and Data Maintenance
Identify Data Quality issues causing technical issues and support technical teams as well as business teams in issue management
Collaborate with other Data Business Analysts ensuring an overall Data Governance is followed
Provide Data Analysis in projects
Good influencing skills and proven leadership qualifications
In IT initiated projects collaborate closely with the BPO and BPO org to ensure solution design is aligned with the business processes and to drive improvements in ways of working by implementing user-friendly automation
Participate in continuous improvements and learnings within the Global Data Team as well as in influencing business in new approaches
Benchmark Master Data Management in other companies to drive improvements and new ways of working in AZ

Candidate Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The role can be filled with an individual who comes from a strong business background and/or has a strong understanding of master data and the AZ system landscape

Relevant degree or equivalent
Experience of SAP ERP, SAP MDM, SAP MDG
Strong networking skills with good internal/external links
Influencing and Innovation skills
Knowledge and understanding of one or more of Operations Functions eg Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, procurement
A passion for data processes and their importance in driving business performance
Good communication skills and facilitation skills with the ability to work with others to achieve objectives
Good written and verbal skills, fluent English
Overall 6-8 years of experience


The role holder has regular interactions with senior managers within Global Supply Chain, Operations regions, members of the IT organization as well as data creators Maintaining good working relationships will be important in the role It will also be important to form close working relationships across the team to ensure consistency of approach and development of best practice

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : ERP/CRM
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th May 2020

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